Now 75 years old and with at least as many books under his belt they have been amended, anthologised and generally rerubbed so often that they are uncountable, moorcock is possibly fantasys most influential author, an equal and opposite force to j r r tolkien, whose work moorcock disdains as twee and conservative. Blood a southern fantasy uncorrected proof by moorcock michael. Michael moorcocks top 10 science fiction novels books. Michael john moorcock born 18 december 1939 is an english writer and musician, primarily. Michael john moorcock born 18 december 1939 is an english writer and musician, primarily of science fiction and fantasy, who has also published literary novels. Great deals on michael moorcock fantasy hardcover books. Blood purports to be part of a collection of manuscripts inherited by moorcock, which says the introduction at first seemed disjointed and unconnected but whose overall coherence was eventually perceptible. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Other works of note include the brothel in rosenstrasse 1982, blood. A dystopia must describe a whole society that has degenerated into something fundamentally nasty. He was born in london, and the area of london particularly ladbroke grove and notting hill gate is a vital inspiration in some of his fiction books. Jul 31, 2001 michael moorcock is the author of nearly 100 books, including dozens of fantasy novels. A southern fantasy signed by michael moorcock isbn. A southern fantasy by moorcock, michael and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
Michael moorcock fantasy hardcover books for sale in stock. The book is set in a strange alternative united states, one in which the racial. Michael moorcock has published over 70 novels in all genres. I recently heard that moorcock wrote other stories that happen in the same world and at. Ok, that last one came from moorcock himself, but it still counts. The two main threads that moorcock presents are a bizarre fantasy set in the american south and a parody of pulpera space opera. It was later collected as a single edition graphic novel. Michael moorcock s multiverse, is a twelveissue comic book limited series published in 1997 as a part of the shortlived dc comics imprint, helix. He started writing in the 1950s, and nearly 60 years later hes still at it. In the 1980s and after, moorcock increasingly concentrated either on fantasies which continued and at times alarmingly amplified earlier work, or on tales in which little or no generic content could be found, though the second ether sequence of metaphysical fantasies blood. Michael moorcocks astonishing journey though volatile matter and corrupted time a phantasmagoric excursion to the death of the old multiverse. Highlight the books youve read, your favorites, what youre reading now and what you want to read next. A southern fantasy 1995, fabulous harbours coll of linked.
Blood is a well written, somewhat contemporary view of moorcock s multiverse mythos. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlightingnotes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Michael moorcocks multiverse, is a twelveissue comic book limited series published in 1997 as a part of the shortlived dc comics imprint, helix. Moorcock won the 1967 nebula award for behold the man and the 1979 world fantasy award for his novel, gloriana.
Moorcock has mentioned the gods of mars by edgar rice burroughs, the apple cart by george bernard shaw and the constable of st. Many of the authors are known for work outside the fantasy genres. Encroaching chaos brings out the best and worst in human beings and other life forms in this inventive novel built from stories originally published between 1991. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at.
Michael moorcock has been called the architect of new science fiction, the antitolkien, and a bad writer with big ideas. Michael moorcock biography london, york, edition, and fantasy. The adventures of two gamblers in a multiverse of realities, one of them being a u. Blood is a well written, somewhat contemporary view of moorcocks multiverse mythos. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Recognized classics are accompanied by lesserknown works ripe for rediscovery. A southern fantasy paperback september 1, 1996 by michael moorcock author. Michael john moorcock born 18 december 1939 is an english writer, primarily of science fiction and fantasy, who has also published literary novels. This entry is taken from the encyclopedia of fantasy 1997 edited by john clute and john grant. A southern fantasy hardcover november 1, 1995 by michael moorcock author. The backdrop is an imaginative future america patterned after the postcivil war u. Michael moorcock is the author of nearly 100 books, including dozens of fantasy novels. A southern fantasy new edition by moorcock, michael isbn. Michael moorcock 1st edition fantasy books for sale in.
This is a bibliography of the works of michael moorcock. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the uk. He is best known for his novels about the character elric of melnibone, a seminal influence on the field of fantasy since the 1960s and 70s. Okay, its not the cornelius books my personal favorite, its not the elric saga, its not really even corum, but heys this is michael moorcock were talking about. Fixup novel and first of a projected series derived from various stories, 199194, and, like most of moorcock s fantasies the revenge of the rose, 1991, etc. Fabulous harbors is the second of a threebook set, and is a bridge between the novels blood and the war amongst the angels.
A southern fantasy 1994 and combined mainstream fiction with fantasy in the brothel of rosenstrasse, which is set in the imaginary city of mirenburg. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the sf encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated. Death is no obstacle, a booklength interview about technique, in 1992. Fixup novel and first of a projected series derived from various stories, 199194, and, like most of moorcocks fantasies the revenge of the rose, 1991, etc. This is a list of fantasy authors, authors known for writing works of fantasy, fantasy literature, or related genres of magic realism, horror fiction, science fantasy. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. A southern fantasy, moorcock returns to the new wave style of his early writings. Blood by michael moorcock used very good 9781857982367. It appears in michael moorcocks multiverse as an immense. A southern fantasy was published in 1994, incorporating stories that had.
Great deals on michael moorcock 1st edition fantasy books. Where to start with michael moorcocks scifi and fantasy. Michael moorcock is an award winning english writer of fantasy and science fiction books but has also published literary novels. Revered for his eloquent, lyrical prose, his work is a testament to the emotional power of words.
In this particular variant, called first ether, black races now dominate. Awardwinning author michael moorcock continuously astonishes readers and critics alike with each new literary offering. The 100 best books, james cawthorn and michael moorcock present a wideranging crosssection of the fantasy genre, from its eighteenth century gothic origins through nineteenth century literary classics, pulpera weird fiction, and on to modern favorites. Ive always heard good things about michael moorcocks elric series, and have considered reading it as im a huge fan of other sword and sorcery stories. A bibliography of moorcocks longform fiction and shorter fiction directly connected with notable characters. The weird of the white wolf collection, daw 1977, contains the dream of earl aubec a. The world is swirling with entropic decay, opening pockets of chaos that draw.
Welcome back to the elric reread, in which i revisit one of my alltime favorite fantasy series, michael moorcocks elric saga. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Michael moorcock s astonishing journey though volatile matter and corrupted time a phantasmagoric excursion to the death of the old multiverse. Michael moorcock fantasy hardcover books for sale in. In the sf novels, the fabulations and the nongenre works, the motives and. He also writes works of literary fiction based around his love of london, such as mother london. A bibliography of moorcock s longform fiction and shorter fiction directly connected with notable characters. Takes as its backdrop the southern states of the us and the universe of second ether where nothing is as it seems.
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Takes as its backdrop the southern states of the us and the universe of second ether where nothing is as it seems paperback. See all books authored by michael moorcock, including elric of melnibone, and the sailor on the seas of fate, and more on. The first installment of a trilogy by the awardwinning author of cornelius chronicles is set on a decaying planet punctuated by strange sinkholes that act as passageways to a higher level of reality. Tapping the power of the rift in reality called the biloxi fault, the jugadors of the terminal cafe gamble on games of probability, building and manipulating. Jan 12, 2015 michael moorcock has been called the architect of new science fiction, the antitolkien, and a bad writer with big ideas. A southern fantasy 1995, fabulous harbours coll of linked stories. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Tim sullivan in the washington post book world hailed the return, saying that the new wave style is so old it seems new again, adding a certain freshness to the mix. List of books by michael moorcock stored on this site. A southern fantasy 1995, and war amongst the angels 1996. Married 1 hilary bailey in 1962, two daughters and one son. Michael john moorcock is an english writer primarily of science fiction and fantasy who has also published a number of literary novels.574 139 14 159 1156 1283 616 1157 1290 177 679 833 32 263 1124 806 913 1120 156 357 956 1315 173 1331 298 652 442 798 893 1498 740